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Train Hits Bus In Romania, Eight Killed

(RFE/RL) July 22, 2007 -- Police say eight people were killed and 24 injured today when a train rammed into a coach on a level crossing in southern Romania.

Reports say the driver apparently ignored the signal for an approaching train.

The coach was carrying around 40 passengers returning from a village wedding when the accident happened at dawn near the town of Targoviste.

(compiled from agency reports)